No need for a Hail Mary, as the New Orleans Saints already have some holy support this week. Pope Francis appeared to throw his weight behind the Saints on Sunday morning, tweeting, “Today we give thanks to the Lord for our new #Saints. They walked by faith and now we invoke their intercession.” Thanks to...
Pope Francis on Sunday declared five people saints, including Cardinal John Henry Newman, a leading 19th century Anglican who converted to Catholicism and became one of the most influential Christian figures of modern times.
Prosecutors have urged Australia's High Court to refuse to hear a final appeal by former Vatican treasurer George Pell against his convictions for sexually abusing two 13-year-old boys in the late 1990s.
Pope Francis on Monday told an assembly of bishops discussing the Amazon region of South America that modern society should not try to impose its rules on indigenous people but respect their culture and let them chart their own future.
Pope Francis on Sunday opened a three-week meeting of bishops that is expected to include a contentious debate on ordaining married men to ease the Amazon region’s priest shortage. The pope didn’t directly address the controversial topic during his sermon at Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, but he did speak of the importance that church...
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Pope Francis appealed to conservatives on Sunday not to be bound by the status quo as he opened an assembly of bishops to discuss the future of the Roman Catholic Church in the Amazon, including the possibility of introducing married priests.
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